Resource Library

Faster Fluids and Thermal Exploration

Learn how Altair’s flexible and efficient CFD solvers pave the way for simulation-based design in the field of Computational Fluid Dynamics.

Presentations

A Nose Cone for Winning: ARUS Andalucía Racing Team Improves Impact Characteristics of Formula SAE Car

When Ana Casares Crespo, a former member of the ARUS Andalucía Racing team from University Seville in Spain, was looking for a final degree project, the team was inspired by the capabilities of Altair’s software. They came up with the idea to impr...

Customer Stories

Driving Design with Integrated Simulation Solutions

Effectively driving system-level design with simulation requires that all your simulation solutions work well together. Bringing simulation activities out of their traditional silos into a common environment demands more than simply exchanging models and results between disparate applications.

Presentations

Optimization-enabled Structural and Multiphysics Analysis

Simulation-driven design powered by topology optimization was created by OptiStruct over two decades ago. Its success has changed the CAE/CAD industry as today all vendors have embraced this trend.

Presentations

EM and EDA, from Concept to Production

Altair’s portfolio of simulation-driven design solutions covers – amongst many other disciplines – electromagnetics (EM) and electronic design automation (EDA).

Presentations

Run Faster, Make Friends and Embrace the Power - HyperWorks Unlimited HPC Appliances

If you want to supercharge your throughput, spend your days making radical improvements and work confidently from an easy-to-use browser - have we got a show for you! Begin the journey to lead your people to triumph and glory as you learn about th...

Presentations

Simulation with Certainty

Altair solver technology helps to unleash the limitless potential of the creative mind. We seek through our technology to inspire and empower people to solve the greatest engineering challenges.

Presentations

Altair SimLab - Fatigue Optimization

The latest release of Altair SimLab includes an automated workflow to setup a topology optimization study on components withstanding fatigue loads. The solution leverages Altair OptiStruct's capabilities and enables to setup, run and analysis the optimization results all within SimLab.

Use Cases

Using Multiphysics to Predict and Prevent EV Battery Fire

Electric vehicles (EV) offer the exciting possibility to meet the world’s transportation demands in an environmentally sustainable way. Mass adoption could help reduce our reliance on fossil fuels, but the lithium-ion (Li-on) batteries that power ...

White Papers

Altair for Industrial Design Applications

Altair’s industrial design tools allow designers, architects, and digital artists to create, evaluate, and visualize their vision faster than ever before.

Brochures

Altair for Structures Applications

Altair offers industry-leading engineering analysis and optimization tools from simulation-driven design concepts to detailed virtual product validation, and simplified modeling workflows to advanced high-fidelity model building.

Brochures

Altair for Multiphysics Applications

Altair provides an industry-leading portfolio of multiphysics-enabled software to simulate a wide range of interacting physical models including fluid-structure interaction (FSI), flexible bodies, aeroacoustics, and thermomechanical simulation.

Brochures

Reduction of Moving Masses – Streamlined Design for Improved Engine Performance

To expand the rpm range of a motorcycle engine, a new type of rocker arm with lower inertia was needed at KTM. The new rocker arm was required to have the same, or better stiffness and deformation level as the previous design. KTM used Altair Hype...

Customer Stories

Built for the Future - SOM Achieves Sustainability Objectives Through Innovative Design

Skidmore, Owings & Merrill (SOM) is a renowned global architectural, urban planning, and engineering firm. Known for some of the world’s most technically and environmentally advanced buildings, SOM applies creativity and emerging technologies to design buildings for the future.

SOM designed the n

Customer Stories

Enabling EV Excellence – Simulation Helps Rimac Improve Structural Design of Innovative Hypercar

Rimac Automobili’s main challenge has been to design a monocoque as a single carbon fiber part with an unprecedented size. Hence, in the development of the monocoque, the main topic to manage was the material, a lightweight, carbon fiber reinforce...

Customer Stories

Additive Manufacturing for Production

The Additive Manufacturing for Production survey conducted by TCT Magazine in association with Altair set out to understand the community’s desire and readiness for the much-promised land of series production using additive technologies.

This collaboration between TCT and Altair was designed to u

Technical Papers

Training - CAD Based Parametric Optimisation Using SimLab St & HyperStudy

CAD Based Parametric Optimisation Using SimLab St & HyperStudy

Training Materials, Webinars

Training - Save Costs by Moving Non-Linear Physics Loadcases to Altair OptiStruct

Save Costs by Moving Non-Linear Physics Loadcases to Altair OptiStruct

Webinars

Training - Nonlinear Static & Dynamic Analysis With Pretension Effects Using OptiStruct

Nonlinear Static & Dynamic Analysis With Pretension Effects Using OptiStruct

Webinars

Training - MDO Director - Introduction to Altair's Multi-Disciplinary Optimization

MDO Director - Introduction to Altair's Multi-Disciplinary Optimization

Webinars

Renault Nissan Mitsubishi Alliance Uses Altair SimSolid to Bring Vehicles Chassis Faster onto the Road

Renault Nissan Mitsubishi Alliance is a French-Japanese strategic partnership between the automobile manufacturers Renault (based in France), Nissan (based in Japan) and Mitsubishi Motors (based in Japan). Today, the automotive group has 122 manuf...

Customer Stories

Training - Composite Design and Analysis Using HyperMesh-OptiStruct

Composite Design and Analysis Using HyperMesh-OptiStruct

Training Materials, Webinars

Training- Aero Modelling Tools In HyperWorks

The Aero Utility tools available under User ProfileEngineering ToolsAerospace options enables Aerospace engineers with unique modelling capabilties required in building Aero models. In this Webinar, we will explore a few of those utilities viz Air...

Webinars

Training: Model Design Variations In Mesh Morphing Using HyperWorks New User Experience

The tool allows you to alter finite element models while keeping mesh distortions to a minimum.
HyperMorph can be used to:
• Change the profile and the dimensions of your mesh
• Map an existing mesh onto a new geometry, and
• Create shape variables that can be used for optimization

Webinars

CAD & CAE Model Verification Tools Using Hyperworks New User Experience

This tool allows engineering analysts to validate CAD models received from the design teams, automatically identifying potential issues that could slow down the pre-processing stage of the simulation life cycle. The solution identifies part inters...

Videos, Webinars

Attaining Nonlinear and Multiphysics Mastery for SMBs with SimLab and OptiStruct

A growing number of companies aspire to perform multiphysics, but each added analysis tool introduces new complexity to a development process. Model translation, remeshing, design modification – these tasks offer no added value and increase the li...

Webinars

Generative Design Gallery

Watch the video to learn how Altair enables designs for production, moving additive manufacturing from an advanced capability to a production capacity with the power of simulation.

Videos

Accelerating Complex Analysis Processes from HyperMesh to OptiStruct

Supported by the streamlined, intuitive workflows in HyperMesh, running nonlinear analysis in OptiStruct is easier and more powerful than ever. Nonlinear explicit analysis is now supported, enabling simulation of drop tests, impact analysis, and m...

Webinars

Webinar: Accurate and Efficient Simulation of Laminated Composites

Webinar: Accurate and Efficient Simulation of Laminated Composites.

This webinar presents a complete composites workflow for all industries, the simulation-driven design workflow allows for an efficient process that enables time and money reduction.

Webinars

Electric Motors Multidisciplinary Optimization Platform

The design of a high-performance e-Motor is a complex undertaking. Engineers have conflicting constraints to consider including efficiency, temperature, weight, size and cost. To explore more ideas, better understand their designs and improve perf...

Use Cases

Ship Foundation Design using DDAM-coupled Optimization Methods

This paper presents a case study of a ship foundation optimized for DDAM early in the design phase to validate and optimize the
structural integrity of a ship foundation subject to underwater shock conditions.

Technical Papers

InnAccel Leverages Altair OptiStruct for Validating Fetal Monitoring System

A . Vijayrajan Founder and Chief Technical Officer, InnAccel talks of how simulation brings design differentiation in the medical device industry. His team speaks of the use of Altair OptiStruct non-linear solution for designing snap fit of the d...

Customer Testimonials

Multidisciplinary Workflow to Assess Modal Fatigue Results of a 4-Cylinder Crankshaft Using AVL EXCITE, OptiStruct and FEMFAT

The crankshaft of an engine is a highly dynamically loaded component that is continuously optimized and optimized in terms of design and production technology. In order to be able to reproduce this in the simulation, the essential influences must ...

Webinars

Development of A new vehicle front sub-frame using Altair Inspire topology optimization

Presentation by Edan Lazerson, CAE Engineer, Plasan.


The Stormrider is a new vehicle which was designed from scratch and developed by Plasan. Altair Inspire was used for Topology optimization In order to find the ""best"" design for the vehicle front sub frame. The available volume (design s

ATC Presentations

The Increased Importance of BIW & Powertrain Integration in Electric Vehicle Development

Jamie Buchanan, UK Technical Director at Altair presents at the 2019 UK e-Mobility Seminar. Global Review of the EV Architecture. Integration Opportunities (e.g. Battery System Packaging, BIW / Battery Tray Integration)

Presentations, Videos

The C123 Process - A Rapid Simulation Process to Optimise the Weight & Performance Attributes of a BIW Structure

Dr. Stuart Bates, Concept Technical Specialist at Altair presents at the UK e-Mobility seminar 2019. Rapid Exploration of Packaging Alternatives e.g. Battery System Layout, Battery Frame / BIW Integration. Developing Balance Design (Weight vs Attr...

Presentations, Videos

The Challenges Associated with the Electrification of Motorsport Platforms

Michael Gascoyne, CEO of MGI Technologies presents at the UK e-Mobility seminar 2019.

Presentations, Videos

Nonlinear Analysis Buyer's Guide

We created this guide to help managers of CAE budgets navigate the multifaceted decisions companies must make when choosing a nonlinear analysis software vendor. Additionally, we’ve compiled some tips and best practices for successfully managing t...

Brochures

Scaling Up Your Nonlinear Analysis Solver Throughput with HyperWorks Unlimited

In this webinar, you'll learn about OptiStruct's nonlinear analysis performance at scale as well as Altair's powerful and cost-efficient solutions for on-premise or virtual compute clusters.

Webinars

Fast Forward Your Nonlinear Analysis with OptiStruct and HyperWorks Unlimited

Take home a modern nonlinear solver and state-of-the-art compute cluster to start revolutionizing your engineering decision-making on day one. Make agile design decisions, boost throughput, and reduce
time-to-market by combining the modern nonlinear solver capabilities of OptiStruct with Altair’s H

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